Cyanne Loyle is an External Associate at PRIO.
Cyanne E. Loyle,
Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Indiana University.
Loyle’s current research focuses on transitional justice adopted both during
and after armed conflict and the strategic use of justice processes in Rwanda
She is an East African specialist and has done field work in
Rwanda, Uganda, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo as well as Nepal,
Northern Ireland and Turkey.
Dr. Loyle received her M.A. in Holocaust and
Genocide Studies from Stockton University and her M.A. and Ph.D. in Political
Science from the University of Maryland. In 2014, she was a Fulbright and Leiv
Eriksson scholar at the Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO) and from
2009-2011 she was a visiting researcher at the Kroc Institute for International
Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame. Currently, Dr. Loyle is the
Assistant Director of the Northern Ireland Research Initiative and co-creator
of the Post-Conflict Justice (PCJ) and During-Conflict Justice (DCJ) databases.
Loyle’s work has been funded by the National Science Foundation and the US
Institute of Peace.
She was appointed PRIO Global Fellow in 2017.
Her research has been published with the Social Science Research Council,
Conflict Management and Peace Science, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Human Rights, Journal of Peace Research, International Journal of Conflict and Violence, International Interactions, Genocide Studies and Prevention and
Global Public Health.
Peer-reviewed Journal Article
Loyle , Cyanne & Helga Malmin Binningsbø (2016) Justice during Armed Conflict: A New Dataset on Government and Rebel Strategies, Journal of Conflict Resolution. DOI: 10.1177/0022002716655441.